All over the world, hotels and other places to stay, can be very diferent. Some look big, others small.
From the outside, luxury of very shabby. In the interior guest rooms can be very modern, sometimes with good taste, or very unpersonal, clean. Also very bourgouis,, with poor decoration. Views can be fabulous or very poor, looking into a courtyard for instance. But most of the time at the reception you will hear: "welcome", have a nice stay.